From the press release: The Write to Win Collective is a new penpal project for transgender, transsexual, queer, gender self-determining, and gender-variant people who are living and surviving inside Illinois prisons. Members of the Write to Win Collective are radical trans, queer, and ally activists, youth workers, social workers, writers, lawyers, and community organizers working in solidarity with prisoners by providing consistent support, resources, and dialogue to people living on the inside in our communities.
the Alternative Media Center, located at 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave, is hosting the first meeting this Saturday August 22nd 3-5pm! The Alternative Media Center houses a collection of socialist, feminist, ecological, queer, anti-racist, labor movement, and anarchist materials, and has its office in the same building as In These Times magazine! You can learn more about their space at www.altpress.org.